International Mondays

International Mondays is a series of informal conversations about the world today, conducted in various languages, with guests from across the UNF campus and the North Florida area. All are welcome, including native/heritage speakers and language learners at all levels. International Mondays is project of the International Studies Program, in partnership with the International Business Flagship Program, the International Center and the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.  

International Mondays Fall 2017 Poster

 

Fall 2017

 

All events are on Mondays, 11:00 am–noon, in 10/2245.   

 

8/28 Textos visuales cubanos contemporáneos: una perspectiva de género

A conversation with Julia Grecia Portela Ponce de León, art historian, art critic, curator, and professor from Havana (ISA-Universidad de las Artes, Facultad de Artes Visuales). Moderated by Alison Bruey, associate professor of history.

 
9/18 Perspectivas sobre la España de hoy
Nuria Ibáñez, associate professor of Spanish, and student participants from the Summer 2017 Semester Abroad program in Santander 
 
10/2 Reflexiones sobre un viaje a las minas y viñedos de Chile: la sostenibilidad y el comercio internacional
Chris Baynard, associate professor of geography and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
 
10/16 中国的新节日
Yongan Wu, associate professor of Chinese
 
10/30 Le nationalisme: autrefois et aujourd’hui
A round table conversation moderated by international studies major Tamlynn Torchon, with faculty panelists Pat Geesey, professor of French and chair, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures; David Schwam-Baird, associate professor of political science and director, Master of Arts in International Affairs program; Shira Schwam-Baird, professor of French; and Rosa de Jorio, associate professor of anthropology 
 
11/6 El profiling racial y étnico de los inmigrantes hispanos en los Estados Unidos
Ruth López, director of the UNF International Center, with a panel of international students  
 
11/20 Repas en France, nourriture et interactions sociales
Nathan Kunz, assistant professor of operations management, and special guest Sara Kunz 
 
11/27 Los medios de comunicación y los estereotipos sobre los colombianos
A conversation moderated by international studies/political science major Ana Ortiz and international studies/philosophy major Laura Ortiz